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PFA Public WORKSHOPS

Learn expert strategies to help create your college and career plan

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success

A 60-minute workshop designed to educate families about the best practices and key deadlines of the college planning process by covering topics including college admissions, paying for college, college transition, professional development and career planning. Free and open to the public.

 


3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Hosted by TigerPAWS @ Wheaton-Warrenville South High School (3S)

Mon, Apr 22 7:00 PM

Wheaton-Warrenville South High School

1993 Tiger Trail | Library Wheaton, IL 60189

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Vernon Hills Park District(3S)

Wed, Apr 24 7:00 PM

Vernon Hills Park District

Sullivan Community Center - Meeting Room B | 635 North Aspen Drive Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Hinsdale South High School hosted by the HSHS Booster Club (3S)

Tue, Apr 30 7:00 PM

Hinsdale South High School

7401 Clarendon Hills Rd | Little Theater Darien, IL 60561

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Russian School of Mathematics/Naperville (3S)

Sun, May 5 2:30 PM

Russian School of Mathematics

Naperville Commons | 24W500 Maple Ave #113 Naperville, IL 60540

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Naperville Public Library - 95th Street (3S)

Wed, May 8 7:00 PM

Naperville Public Library - 95th Street

3015 Cedar Glade Road | Meeting Room A Naperville, IL 60564

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - PFA Headquarters (3S)

Sat, May 11 9:00 AM

Partners For Achievement

One Mid America Plaza | Conference Room 100 - 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Private Event Hosted by Envision Financial (3S)

Wed, May 15 6:30 PM

Glen Oak Country Club

21W451 Hill Avenue | Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Buffalo Grove/Alcott Center (3S)

Thu, May 30 7:00 PM

Buffalo Grove Park District/Alcott Center

Meeting Room #6 | 530 Bernard Drive Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Nichols Library - Naperville (3S)

Mon, Jul 15 7:00 PM

Nichols Library

200 W. Jefferson | Community Room Naperville, IL 60540

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Lisle Public Library (3S)

Thu, Jul 18 6:30 PM

Lisle Public Library

777 Front Street | Meeting Room A Lisle, IL 60532

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3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Naperville Public Library - 95th Street (3S)

Tue, Aug 27 7:00 PM

Naperville Public Library - 95th Street

3015 Cedar Glade Road | Meeting Room A Naperville, IL 60564

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Host a PFA Workshop

Partners For Achievement welcomes the opportunity to share our passion and expertise. Since our inception, we have partnered with more than 60 schools, community organizations (libraries, churches, chambers of commerce, and non-profits), sports programs and corporations to host one of our 3 Steps to College Planning and Career Success workshops.

 

Please let us know if you are interested in hosting an evening or weekend seminar, a lunch-and-learn at your office or contact us for information regarding our booster club, PTO and sports fundraisers.

 

Contact our Community Outreach Director: outreach@pfachievement.com

Workshop Presentation Topics
College Planning: Admissions & Applications

School List Development – Major Selection – College Visits

Resume Building – Essay Writing – ACT/SAT Test Prep

College Interviews – Application Recommendations – Deadlines

 

Paying for College: Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Overview – FAFSA – CSS Profile

Need-Based Aid – Private Scholarships – Merit Money

Budget Parameters – Award Assessments – Financial Aid Appeals

 

Student Mentoring: College Transition & Career Readiness

Goal Setting – Support Services – Degree Requirements

Identifying Mentors – Networking Tips – Career Readiness

Job Shadowing – Internship Opportunities – Job Search

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